Apply: Online Journalism Awards

Online journalists, digital news organizations and students worldwide can apply for an award.

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting entries for the 2019 Online Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in digital reporting.

Award categories include data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism to public service, technical innovation, general excellence and more. This year features two new categories: excellence in engaged journalism and digital video storytelling.

The awards offer a total of US$58,500 in prize money, courtesy of the Knight Foundation, the Gannett Foundation, Journalism 360 and the University of Florida.

Awards will be given at the Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet Sept. 12 to 14 in New Orleans. The OJAs, launched in 2000, are a comprehensive set of journalism prizes honoring excellence in digital journalism. You can view a list of the 2018 winners here.

Entries must have published between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.  Although English translations are strongly recommended, works may be submitted in any language.

The deadline is June 6. The entry fee is US$100 for ONA members, US$175 for non-members, US$15 for student members and US$50 for student non-members.

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